Canadian consumers are already besieged by high food prices. Now the government is pushing to implement a plastics ban without considering the consequences, including increased prices and reduced access to affordable, healthy food.
Representatives of the Canadian produce industry met with Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau in San Francisco in November.
The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA), the Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC), and the Fruit and Vegetable Dispute Resolution Corporation (DRC) were thrilled to see Bill C-280, the Financial Protection for Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Farmers Act, passed with the support of all political parties at third reading in the House of Commons.
CPMA is pleased to announce today the launch of its 2024-2026 strategic plan which will guide its work for the next three years beginning January 2024.
Canadian Produce Marketing Association has released a report outlining the economic footprint of the Canadian fresh produce supply chain.
Bill C-280, sponsored by Member of Parliament (MP) Scot Davidson, aims to establish a deemed trust, a vital financial protection mechanism for fresh produce sellers in Canada. This mechanism will help secure payment in the event of buyer bankruptcy, providing stability and support to the industry while safeguarding Canadian food security.
On May 30, fresh produce industry representatives from the Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) and the Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC) met with Parliamentarians and government officials at Farm to Plate 2023 held in Ottawa.
The Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC), the Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) and the Fruit and Vegetable Dispute Resolution Corporation are thrilled to announce that Bill C-280, the Financial Protection for Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Farmers Act, has been passed at Second Reading in the House of Commons.
The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) is pleased to announce Colin Chapdelaine as the 2023-2024 CPMA Chair following his appointment during the Board Meeting held concurrently with the 2023 CPMA Convention and Trade Show.
Pamela visits with Greg from the expo floor of the Canadian Produce Marketing Association annual convention, which was its largest ever despite the rising costs for travel. She says the Canadian produce industry is showing a strong commitment to sustainability, such as reducing plastic in packaging.